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LEGO Ideas Pop-Up Book set 21315

LEGO Ideas Pop-Up Book set 21315

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Hey everyone, Jason here. Today we are going to take a look at this beautiful new set, which is of course the latest LEGO Ideas set – the Pop-Up Book, and if you’re unfamiliar with the history behind this set, Grant Davis and I posted the original project back on Lego ideas just over two […]

Why Study Art? | TateShots

Why Study Art? | TateShots

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There’s a deep desire in us to make pictures I mean we’ve been drawing for 30 thousand years The teaching of drawing is teaching people to look. That’s what it’s doing. It was really when I was at art school that I started to see the relationship between history, philosophy politics and art. Prior to […]

The Very Quiet Cricket (The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Stories)

The Very Quiet Cricket (The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Stories)

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The Very Quiet Cricket One warm day from a tiny egg a little cricket was born. WELCOME! Chirped a big cricket rubbing his wings together. The little cricket wanted to answer so he rubbed his wings together. But nothing happened. Not a sound. GOOD MORNING! Whizzed a locust spinning through the air. The little cricket […]

Steampunk | Off Book | PBS

Steampunk | Off Book | PBS

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The world of steampunk right now is growing. It’s hit the tipping point. It’s in the mainstream. It’s imagining an alternative direction that the universe took. Victorian, yet you have these futuristic steam powered contraptions. Art installation and movement and performance all get sort of thrown together so that we’re not just creating a world […]

Illustrator Reacts to Requested Comic Book Artists

Illustrator Reacts to Requested Comic Book Artists

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This looks like a sculpture. Okay, now I know I got to move on from him, there is… Oh God… That hair was such a brilliant design choice. Oh God, why?! In the time I’ve been doing ‘Illustrator Reacts,’ I’ve gotten hundreds upon hundreds of requests for different artists to talk about and go over […]

Richard Wolff gives a brief world survey of Marxism

Richard Wolff gives a brief world survey of Marxism

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I wanted to do a brief, bold, and highly incomplete survey of what Marxism has done already in the way of shaping modern culture, influencing modern ways of thought. It’s a much more pervasive and deeply ingrained way of thinking than many people recognize, and to that end I want to do this brief survey. […]

I Am Enough | Official Book Trailer ☀️

I Am Enough | Official Book Trailer ☀️

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[MUSIC] Like the sun, I’m here to shine. Like the trees, I’m here to grow. Like the heart, I’m here to love. Like the moon, I’m here to dream. Like the student, I’m here to learn. I know that we don’t look the same- our skin, our eyes, our hair, our frame. But that does […]

Artists’ Books at MIT

Artists’ Books at MIT

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So the artists’ books– artists’ books in general, they’re kind of hard to define. But here at MIT, what we’ve defined them as for the sake of our collection is a contemporary form of art in which artists, or a group of artists, take the codex, or book form, and just play with it however […]

Street Art | Off Book | PBS

Street Art | Off Book | PBS

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I like being called a street artist. I like to explore the street as a canvas for my work in many different ways. It’s about feeling a kind of surprise, like something is really alive in an otherwise dead space. What interests me is not only that physical existence of the object, but what happens […]

The Universal Arts of Graphic Design | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

The Universal Arts of Graphic Design | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

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First and foremost, graphic design has to communicate something. But good graphic design makes people’s lives better. You have to find a way to make sense of how to make something beautiful and, to me, you’re speaking for them. As a graphic designer, concept is the first thing; idea and life. Graphic design is essentially […]